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Date: 1929 

Description: Holiday card with shepherds holding crooks and their sheep in the hills under the Christmas star. The text "Christmas Greetings" appears at the bottom. Let...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date: 1929 

Description: A combined holiday card and birth announcement with Santa Claus and a stork holding a banner between them that says "Holiday Greetings from the Knowltons i...

Date: 1925 

Description: Bulletin advertising Pioneer tractors for construction and maintenance of highways. Features two photographs of men using the tractors; the caption beneath...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1856 

Description: Engravings of the Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates from the Democratic, Republican and Know Nothing parties for the Tuesday, November 4th, 185...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Holiday card that looks like a box with the letters "A" and "Z" on the sides. "Merry Christmas" appears on the top. When you flip up the top of the box, Sa...

Date: 1932 

Description: Bob bartending at the Press Grill.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1919-08-21 

Description: Page from Motor Age magazine showing tractor operator's positions, including the Wichita, Eagle, Best, Frick, Moline, Fordson, Royer, and Cletrac tr...

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). The engraving was made by H. Ritchie and was based on a painting by Cabanel. McCormick was a Chicago...

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration of a man using a horse and handheld plow to work in a farm field. The illustration is crossed out in red and captioned with the text, "Old Fas...

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card of a hobo in a jacket and hat seated in front of a campfire, warming his hands. His bundle of belongings is on a stick by his side. His footpr...

Date: 1936-02 

Description: Cover of a International Harvester Powertrax brochure describing "Mobile and Stationary Industrial Power." Includes a photograph of a man hauling cargo wit...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A bull, labeled "NORTH", is chasing Jefferson Davis towards a fence and bushes. The bull is saying, "Come and take a Horn, Jeff" and Davis is saying, "You...

Date: 1950-05-13 before

Description: Menu, mounted on board, for the sixty-fifth birthday dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman of Father Time carrying a s...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A young Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date:  

Description: An advertisement for a newspaper or magazine in French for the La Crosse Happy Farmer Models A and B tractors. The local dealer was the Renfrew Machinery C...

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